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Forest Service is hiring interns, recent grads, Pathways Program

The Forest Service is hiring student interns and recent graduates through the Pathways program. These paid career opportunities lead to permanent jobs upon successful completion of the program.

There are two ways to apply:

Online at USAJOBS, October 16-20; or

In person during the 2017 Society of American Foresters Convention, November 15-16

The on-site hiring event takes place at the Double Tree Hotel, 201 Marquette Avenue Northwest, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Application intake is noon-6 p.m. on November 15 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on November 16. Convention registration is not required to apply.

Positions for Current Students (undergraduates and graduates):

  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Forester
  • Forestry Technician
  • NEPA Planner
  • Biological Scientist

Positions for Recent Graduates:

  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Forester
  • NEPA Planner
  • Forestry Technician
  • Biological Scientist

The Pathways Internship program offers career development opportunities to students enrolled in qualifying educational programs or institutions. The Pathways Recent Graduate program is tailored toward those who have received a qualifying degree or certificate from an institution of higher education within the previous two years. Veterans whose military service obligations prevent them from applying within this period have up to six years to apply. Interns and recent graduates receive on-the-job training and mentorship. Upon successful completion of the program, student interns and recent graduates may be converted to a permanent position.

Visit the Forest Service SAF webpage for eligibility requirements, position locations and additional information. Questions can be directed toThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lastly, SAVE THE DATE!Dr. Fidel Trujillo, National Student Program Coordinator will be hosting a “Tips for Job Seekers:  Applying for Federal Positions Through USA Jobs” webinar on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. MST.  To receive the webinar link and call-in information please contact Dr. Trujillo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. He is also available to assist with mock interviews in preparation for the hiring event, if there is any interest shoot him an email.

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